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Counterfeit Bills Found In ATMs At Two Chase Banks In Manhattan

Authorities believe the bogus bucks were meant to trick the ATM into believing it was carrying a full complement of cash but a bank official said that the machines were able to distinguish most of the fake bills from real ones.

10/09/2012

Police say the counterfeit $100s were found in the false lining of this suitcase. (credit: Customs and Border Protection)

Customs Agents Seize More Than $200,000 In Counterfeit Money At JFK

It’s the wrong kind of play dough. The bogus bucks were rounded up in two separate incidents.

05/25/2012

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Feds Recover Nearly $300,000 In Bogus $100 Bills At JFK

The play dough was found in the bottom of the suitcases of woman arriving from Medellin, Colombia.

12/27/2011

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NYC Seeing Its Fair Share Of Counterfeit Cash

New Yorkers are being warned of a new kind of counterfeit cash. It’s harder to spot, because the criminals start with the real thing before changing the bills’ value.

10/20/2010